Avoid presumptions with LGBTQ+ patients
May 6, 2021
Support LGBTQ+ patients with affirming language and attention to clinical considerations.
Strategies to turn the tide on racial and gender inequity
May 5, 2021
“Behavior change comes with accountability,” Dr. Vanessa Durand said.
Improving health disparities starts with acknowledging structural racism
May 4, 2021
“We have to get uncomfortable enough to advocate with urgency,” Dr. Kimberly D. Manning said.
Percentage of doctors who are Black barely changed in 120 years
April 23, 2021
A study also found a significant wage gap between Black and White physicians.
Blacks and Hispanics have higher inpatient use for mycosis fungoides
April 15, 2021
Findings reinforce need to maintain “higher index of suspicion” in these patients.
Disparities and racism in health care
April 8, 2021
In order to tackle structural racism in health care, organizations must take a multifaceted approach.
Black inpatients at higher risk of poor safety outcomes
March 31, 2021
The gaps were widest surrounding surgical care.
High obesity rates in Southern states magnify COVID threats
March 19, 2021
At least 29 states have green-lighted obesity for inclusion in the first phases of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. That could overwhelm government efforts and heighten competition for scarce doses.
Inclusivity needed in PHM fellowships
March 11, 2021
We collectively hold the responsibility of maintaining inclusivity and support of our PHM colleagues with and without board certification.
JAMA podcast on racism in medicine faces backlash
March 5, 2021
The editor of JAMA and the head of the AMA have joined others in criticizing the episode.